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   News/Business. Basara. New. (CC)  

    September 29, 2010
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> that is a live look of downtown, but is this the calm before the storm? the big story is preparing for a downpour. tropical storm nicole is moving
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up the east coast. when is it expected to hit maryland? let's go over to our meteorologist. >> this is going to be a huge mess. we are seeing areas of rain already, occurring to the south of baltimore. take a look at all of this tropical moisture, which actually originates with nicole. it extends all the way down to miami. the tropical storm has formed and this thing is going to barrel at a very quick pace up the eastern seaboard. it is going to give us torrential downpours throughout the day tomorrow, heavy downpours in its six to eight hours with likely moderate to heavy rainfall. a flood watch goes in effect
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tonight until tomorrow evening. the rest of this afternoon, we could see some showers as we head into the evening. i have more on this system, coming up in a little bit. >> you can always track storms right down to your home and using our interactive radar. it also allows you to customize the forecast. we invite you to share your pictures and videos with us. you can find the links on our home page. right now, president obama is in iowa, back on the campaign trail trying to get democrats to the polls in november. kate amara is in washington with this report. >> good afternoon, sarah. more backyard discussions with voters about the economy.
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a campus rally at the university of wisconsin -- >> i don't know about you, but i am fired up. >> president barack obama trying to excite voters. >> we face another test. the stakes could not be higher. >> hoping to get young voters and other backers to cast ballots in november, telling this crowd to get to work and stay involved. >> the biggest mistake that we could make it is to let frustration and lead to in difference. >> the party needs this push for support at the polls according to recent surveys, a gallup poll showing republicans lead the way in its enthusiasm. political strategists know the outcome of the midterm often hinges on it turnout.
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>> he needs to communicate to young people, too young voters, that even though it is not a presidential election, there is so much on the line. >> this is a first of four large rallies planned for the president. >> thanks. president obama is making his presence known in maryland's gubernatorial race, throwing his support behind gov. martin o'malley. >> i have seen martin work, and i know this governor has made the tough decisions. stand with me, barack obama, in moving to maryland forward with my friend, martin o'malley. >> the president will be in maryland next week for a campaign stop for governor o'malley. a new poll shows gov. o'malley
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has widened his lead over his republican challenger. the poll conducted earlier this month shows 52% of likely voters support governor o'malley. the poll has a margin of error of four points. we expect to hear details about what is being called a landmark contract proposal between the public school system and its 6000 teachers this evening. specifics have been kept under wraps so far, but city teachers are expecting pay raises for the first time in more than a year. it is not certain if this pay hikes will be tied to a teacher's performance. tim tooten will have the latest tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. two suspects are now in police custody in connection with a murder. 22-year-old manuel gutierrez and
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23-year-old jamie calderon face murder charges in the death of jose ramirez. the body was found in the apartment that the three men shared. police believe the two men murdered ramirez after an argument in their apartment. the baltimore city police officer is dead after an accident on a pennsylvania road. investigators say the 26-year- old was on his way to a training program when he crashed his truck into a concrete barrier around 5:30 monday morning. the 33-year veteran of the force leaves behind a wife and two children. investigators believe poor weather conditions contributed to the deadly crash. closing arguments could begin tomorrow in the case of three suspects accused of gunning down a former councilman.
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the prosecution rested its case yesterday. premeditated murder charges against the suspects were also dropped. the trial resumes tomorrow. life without parole, that is the sentence for a man convicted of ordering a hit on a fellow gang member. he was sentenced yesterday after becoming the first in baltimore county to be convicted of a hate crime. prosecutors say he ordered the murder of a fellow gang member because he believed he was gay, which would make the gang look weak. his mother pleaded for justice. >> i had to speak up for him, speak up for justice. he is gone. i have to make sure that they
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are held accountable. >> he is currently serving five years for armed robbery. his attorney says he will appeal the conviction. it is shocking and embarrassing moment unfolds on live tv, to see what happens next. >> that is all i can say [unintelligible] >> a chicago boy is in the hospital
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>> anything can happen on live television, and millions of viewers were eyewitnesses to a major mistake last night. >> i don't know what to say. this is a complete accident. i am so sorry. it is allemande that. >> sera murdoch, the daughter in law of rupert murdoch, was close to tears after realizing she had mistakenly announced the wrong winner of australia's "next top model."
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she backtrack to reveal the real winner, 18-year-old amanda. wow. a 12-year-old boy remains in a hospital in chicago in serious condition after neighbors say an elderly woman had enough of him vandalizing the property and shot him. police say it happened around 5:30 yesterday night. investigators say the woman, believed to be in her sixties or seventies, chased the boy's and fired shots after one of the bricks they were throwing smashed a window. >> he is the leader. he is worse. >> she had enough. they were setting garbage cans on fire in her front yard.
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>> officials say they are unsure whether charges will be filed against the woman. she may have acted in self- defense. the recession has forced more and more couples to stay together, while a new report says fewer americans are tying the knot. plus, how insurance companies do business are paying big dividends to health-care workers. >> to our south, just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to in massive tropical system, which will affect us with heavy rains tomorrow.
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>> if you are looking for a job, you might want to go to toys r us. the plans to hire 10,000 more
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employees than the seasonal workers in usually hires. it is opening some 600 additional stores in malls across the country. troubled economic times can mean a troubled marriages, but the cost of divorce has more couples sticking it out. a new service helps women figure out their finances to stay afloat and make informed decisions. >> it is always nice to see what kind of rotten financial shape you are in when you put it all on paper. >> this financial planner is an expert in a a course helping women to navigate the numbers. number one, gather all information. >> it is amazing how much information you can really find it. >> document expenses thoroughly and make a budget. >> when they see it on paper,
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that is when the real "ah-ha" occurs. >> make sure you have your own credit, not just shared credit. >> it is going to be important that you get credit while you are still married. >> also, realize that not all assets are equal, even at the same amount. >> the house is an asset that you have to put money into. there could be repairs and maintenance. >> forget about getting even. she says do the math for a bigger payoff. more proof that the recession has taken its toll -- new data released reveal fewer young americans are making the trip to the altar. the data shows weddings for people 18 years old or older
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are at its lowest rate in several years. >> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast. >> we are already seeing an active hd doppler radar. the system is way over cuba right now. it is combining with tropical moisture that is already overrunning us. but we are seeing some light rain trying to enter the baltimore area. this is only going to intensify it. there is one area of low pressure over the carolinas which is producing heavier pockets of rain. there are some tropical storm warnings that occurred earlier today tropical storm and a coal is going to combined with all of
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this and give us flooding rain tomorrow. let's take a look at what we are looking at right now this front is not going to get through very soon. we are going to see this develop. it is going to combine with tropical storm nicole. it is a massive storm. all of this moisture is infiltrating the eastern seaboard. it is going to bear all of the coast tomorrow which is why we are expecting heavy downpours. we should say flood watches but we have a coastal flood watch in effect and a general watch in effect for our entire area. it is going to be a very bad day tomorrow. the flooding is the real issue with this because we could get six to eight hours straight of those heavy rains. we are going to be consistent in temperatures tomorrow.
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at last check, we were right at about 70 degrees. the clouds this afternoon are going to intensify. we are talking 868 to 73 degrees. 60 to 65 degrees, we will start to see the rain showers start. it is going to be dicey all day long, heavy pockets of rain at times. let's take a quick look at futurecast. a nice back to rain at about 9:00. even more into tomorrow night. we are talking about an all-day event here, and still unsettled on friday. the silver lining? we are going to have a nice weekend but we could see some flooding tomorrow. we will keep you posted. >> before heading to a doctor, your insurance company might have to call you a nurse first.
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it is changing the way nurses are doing their jobs. >> after working for nine years at a san antonio hospital, she no longer drive to work. >> my commute is a couple of steps in my office. >> tell me where it hurts. it is it worse when you stand or sit? that flexibility and the working at home is what enticed me initially. >> they have 200 employees. some work from home, others at this call center. they have contracts with insurance companies and the u.s. military. nurses take calls from customers worried about themselves and their loved ones. >> is this something i can wait to see the doctor tomorrow? is there something where i need to take them into urging care? >> the company says it is on the cutting edge of health care by
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cutting down on the wait at the doctors' offices. >> what you might think would be somewhat of a barrier or a concern is immediately alleviated because the professionalism, the questions, they are extremely thorough. >> is that where it hurts? >> the system is designed to give advice. >> i would see someone in the next 24 hours. >> and provide flexibility to nurses. >> up next, your maryland lottery numbers. lottery numbers. we will get another
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i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris.
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buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >> today, the emmy-winning cast of "modern family" will be joining oprah. that is today at 4:00.
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tonight, former president jimmy carter remains in a cleveland hospital this afternoon after being admitted yesterday for stomach pains. we will update his condition. plus, the latest developments in the scandal. those stories and more when you join us at 5:00. now, your maryland lottery numbers. play your pick 3 numbers. 3 4 3 your numbers today -- 3, 4, 3.
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your pick 4 numbers. 7 7 6 6 7, 7, 6, 6. >> we have a lot of rain on the way. >> prepare yourself, heavy downpours expected throughout the entire day. we will get a torrential downpour. flood watches have already been posted and go into effect at midnight tonight. we are going to see some rainshowers develop likely this evening and all day tomorrow.
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a beautiful weekend i had it. >> the clouds will end eventually.
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